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continues.  somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> police are hoping new billboards will help them capture the so-called east coast rapist. he is the suspect in at lost a dozen taxes that targeted 17 women. those billboards are going up in maryland, virginia, connecticut and rhode island. police have also started up a web site about this case. >>> an initial legal victory for the familiar will you of a d.c. man who died of a heart attack hours after paramedicked told him he was suffering from acid reflux. a judge ruled that the family can go ahead with a lawsuit against the city. the family says this case is not about the money. they hope the lawsuit will send a message and lead to better training and i
top stories this morn, president obama made a major speech on america's involvement in the conflict in libya last night. he says he explained why the u.s. is involved. he says moammar ghadafi's actions against his people is the reason he plunged the military into the conflict. >> some nations may be able to turn a blind eye to a -- to atrocities in other countries. the united states of america is different. there is no question that libya and the world who be better off without w. ghadafi out of power. but broadening our military mission to include rescream re- - to include regime change would be a mistake. >>> also in our top stories, could it be another abu gharib. disturbing photos of soldiers this time posing with bodies of dead civilians in afghanistan. the army is now apologizing for the photos. they and to the web site of rolling stone magazine and in a statement, the army says the photos were disturbing. >>> in japan, toxic pollute on -- plutonium seeping from the plant. safety officials stress it is not a danger to people. >>> office pools can pay off. the latest on the me
obama cut short his trip to latin america. in el salvador, he was asked about the mission. >> we have a long-range poll sieve making sure ghadafi is no longer blocking the legitimate ago operations of libyan people but that is not necessarily going to be accomplished just by military means alone. >> in libya's third largest city, conditions continue to worsen despite coalition air strikes. >>> the family of an american marine killed in afghanistan on sunday is now speaking out. marine staff sergeant james, jimmy, malachowski was from carroll county. the 25-year-old married father of two was killed sunday by a homemade bomb in afghanistan. of his a machine gunner deployed to afghanistan in january. he had survived three tours in iraq. his families remembers him as an expert marxman. >> he was awarded the distinguished shooters badge which few marines have, very few. i think there was only three awarded that entire year and there was just a handful in the whole marine corps. >> his family is calling on all americans to refocus their attention on the war and the men and women fighting fo
new ways to enjoy bacon. denny's. america's diner is always open. >>> the ohio legislature pass a bill severely limiting union rights for 350,000 public worker. that includes safety workers, teachers, nurses and government personnel. the bill allows unions to negotiate wages and certain job conditions but not health care, sick time or pension benefits. it replaces automatic pay increases with merit raises. it also prohibits strikes. the republican governor of ohio is expected to sign it into law. >>> in japan, nuclear safety fails say they are looking into reports that high levels of radiation are now in a village just 5 miles from a plant. it is outside the evacuation zone and we are learning of 155 marines from maryland heading to japan today. they are based at the indian head surface warfare cent are and are specifically trained to monitor radiation levels. the team will not help in cooling the reactors. >>> also making headlines, very low levels of radiation turned up in a sample of milk from spokane, washington. the radioactive iodine was still 5,000 times below dangerous levels.
fox 5 news returns.  somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] bursting with mouth-watering real fruit and refreshingly blended with creamy low-fat yogurt, mcdonald's strawberry-banana and wild berry smoothies are 100% pure sipping fun. the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. ♪ >>> check this out. d.c. councilman marion barry's jaguar booted because of unpaid parking tickets. he with not talk about the situation on camera but we no he did pay the tickets because we saw the boot getting removed. in d.c., your vehicle is boot the if you have two or more unpaid parking tickets 60 days or older. >> and they do write a lot of tickets in d.c. >> yes, they do. >> big opera
a video that hit the web this week. >> basically they are -- they believe in white middle america gun toting and it is just scary. >> that is ron schiller who is the president of npr foundation until last week. he was captured on hidden camera describing members of the tea party movement as racist to a fellow npr exec and two men from a muslim organization during a lunch in georgetown. the video was posted on a web site run by conservative activist james o'keefe. >>> six buck for a bucket of popcorn not to mention the overall ticket costs. are movie theater prices out of control? yes. >> and could the dollar bill soon be a thing of the past. business beat is coming up on fox 5 morning news. >>> in honor of its 40th birthday, starbucks is rolling out a new logo and launching starbucks petites. can you can get free samples of the microsized desserts. all you have to do is buy something to drink. d >>> it is called paper money but dollars bills are mostly made out of cotton and coted on prices are skyrocketing. will the green in your wallet soon be replaced by coins. plus going
with a check of the markets after this. somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> let's take a look at the markets. not a good day yesterday. let's start actually in asia after the massive earthquake in japan where it is certainly impacting unvestors. tokyo's nikkei took a steep drop at the end of trading in reaction to that earthquake which occurred just a few minute before the close of the nikkei. so a lot of these losses were piggybacking on the losses here in the u.s. and at the end of the day, they kind of tanked. nikkei down 175 points overnight. a down day for the dow and nasdaq yesterday. dow down 228 points. nasdaq down 50. s&p down 25 points. futures this morning already down in the u.s. dow futures down 71 points
sipping fun. the simple joy of real fruit smoothies. ♪ somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> we're back now at 6:44. we want to take you back down to new orleans where last night the streets were packed. the bars were just jammed all in celebration of mardi gras. crowds kind of still hanging out there in the french quarter this morning. of course, they all staked out prime spots on famous bourbon street for fat tuesday. a lot of them started partying last night and it will continue throughout the morning. >> you don't realize until you get down there how small bourbon street is and how many people. some were drying there to camp out for the celebrations. man say the party is worth all of the travel. >> down here
to sweeping reform for gun control in america. one couple whose lives are forever changed that day says the work is far from over. jim and sarah brady talking to fox 5 about the challenges they are still facing. >> allegations of test tampering in tease schools prompting action from the top -- in d.c. cools prompting action -- schools prompting action from the top. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm muir even umeh. let's got a check on your weather this wednesday morning. tony perkins joining us now with that. how are you? i'm doing okay. we've got a couple scattered showers down to our south this morning. that is about it as far as precipitation goes for the morning. we do expect to see more rain later on today. take the umbrella with you. let's start with hd radar and we'll show you what is happening across the region. not a lot. we have plenty of cloud cover out there. but as far as any precip goes, we are seeing just some light showers south of the city. now, there is a lot more rain off there south and west of our area across
with america's obesity epidemic. >>> first, find out if yesterday's warmer weather might stick around for the next couple of days. we'll get the full forecast when fox 5 morning news continues on this tuesday morning.  >>> northbound bw parkway, 295 near route 195, we understand there is an overturned vehicle there closing the northbound lanes of the b. with that parkway. this is near bwi airport so you want to stay away from bw parkway. julie wright just telling us again it was an overturned vehicle. northbound lanes are closed there. you want to take an alternative route if you are trying to get to bwi airport this morning. >> right in the area where you would get off to get to the airport this morning. we don't want you to miss your flight owe you might want to take 95 or other routes if you are trying to get to the airport. try to avoid the bw parkway because you will get stuck in the aftermath of this parkway. we'll check in with julie in just a few minutes. she will have better alternates to get around this accident near bwi airport. >>> a fire at the corc
of american soldiers is god's punishment for what they say are immoral ways of america. many say their message is shocking, even hateful but the supreme court says they have the right to share it. we'll talk about that coming up. the clock sticking closer to midnight. as each minute passes, it looks more and more like football fans have to handle the reality of no football. we'll talk about that as well.  never in my lifetime did i think i could walk 60 miles in 3 days. 60 miles compared to what a cancer patient goes through is a walk in the park. from the moment i registered, people started immediately supporting me and asking me how they could help. you meet the most wonderful, inspiring people. when you accomplish those 60 miles, it's truly life-changing. (man) register today for the... and receive $25 off your registration fee. because everyone deserves a lifetime. >>> there it is. >> do you recognize that music? after the winter we've had and the chilly temperatures, get ready for a breath of fresh air. the national cherry blossom festival organizers will announce today the predicted pea
in his ficks during a trip to latin america. they made a stop in rio de janeiro over the weekend and he kicked around a soccer ball with some of the young kids there. and the first family will leave rio today and head to chile. >>> it is a sight of bright pink. a large group of women are taking to the streets of tennessee for a good cause. it's called hooping for hope. they are training to walk the half marathon last month to raise awareness for breast cancer survivors. they must keep the hula-hoop moving and not stop walking. >>> good morning to our facebook fan of the day. it is raeanne garrow who is enjoying spring break and maybe already enjoying spring break. she goes show the university of maryland it. be tomorrow's fan of the day find us on facebook by searching fox 5 morning news and then post a comment under raeanne's photo. that does it for the 6:00 hour. now over to allison joining steve. good morning. >> good morning, sarah. thank you so much. >>> coming up on fox 5 morning news, a no-fly zone is in effect for the skies over libya forced on this country by u.s. led missiles.
around, clowning around. we'll check in with them. we have the ring master coming out, america's favorite cowboy coming out and we have ways to come out and see the experience the show and we'll give you the information you need to know so you and your family can come on out and have a unbelievable time. >> holly, thank you. we'll check with you in a bit. >>> now let's say good morning to our facebook fan of the day. it is ray javier and today is his 40th birthday. he's celebrating on saturday by running the national marathon. it is his first one. to be tomorrow's fan of the day find us on facebook by searching fox 5 and post a comment under ray's photo. >>> that does it for the 6:00 hourment now let's send it over to allison and tony. good morning. >> good morning, sarah. thank you so much. >>> and coming up on fox 5 morning news, breaking news out of prince george's county, three people have been shot early this morning, at least one victim has died. we'll get the latest. >>> and meantime an arrest is made in the case of two murders in a quiet maryland neighborhood. we'll take a closer
. but our favorite thing is eating totino's pizza rolls. ♪ we're the kids in america oh, oh, oh >>> last week was a good one for u.s. stocks. can the streak hold up this week? lauren simonetti with fox business network is live in new york with this morning's business beat. good morning. last week was such a great week for stocks. it was the best week of the year, up fortunately on the lowest volume of the year so that means there might not have been conviction behind all of that buying. the dow is up by 3%. nasdaq higher by 3.75%. it was a strong week. >> we are still waiting. do we have any early predicts on the jobs reported due out later this week? >> right. friday, we get the jobs report for how many jobs were created in the month of march and we are expecting another 200,000 people to have been hired. that is a very good sign for the labor front. the unemployment rate also expected to remain steady at 8.9%. we would really need a good jobs report and we're expected to get another one. >> let's hope we do get that. google is working on something that is very interesting. they are wor
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